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Commissioned Ranks of the Royal Air Force 

April 1918 - Aug 1919  Initial Uniform Design

Prior to the issue of the RAF's own rank titles, the decision was taken that from 1 April 1918, officers would adopt military rank titles but that the badges of rank would be changed to naval fashion with the addition of an eagle and crown as shown below.

2nd Lieutenant - Initial uniform design 2nd Lieutenant - Initial uniform design

Lieutenant - Initial uniform design

Captain - Initial uniform design

 2nd Lieutenant 


Major - Initial uniform design Lieutenant Colonel - Initial uniform design Colonel - Initial uniform design
Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel
Brigadier-General - Initial uniform design Major-General - Initial uniform design Lieutenant-General - Initial uniform design
Brigadier-General Major-General Lieutenant-General

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